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Downtown Franklin MA, News and Info about Franklin Massachusetts

January 25, 2015

2015 should see 2-way traffic in downtown Franklin

A $7+ million road and streetscape improvement project in Franklin, MA will transform the downtown area later this year once warmer weather allows work to get […]
December 9, 2014

New live theater in Franklin deserves your support

Family fun for the Holidays awaits you at the live musical Humbug! being presented by the Franklin Performing Arts Center (FPAC) at THE BLACK BOX in downtown […]
March 26, 2014

Help shape the future look of downtown Franklin MA

On Wednesday April 2, 2014 an important meeting of the Franklin Town Council is being held at the Franklin Town Hall at 355 East Central Street, […]
June 5, 2010

Franklin MA Farmers’ Market offers great produce

The Franklin Farmers’ Market is sets up shop annually at the Town Common on Main Street in Franklin, MA.  The Market is held every Friday from June […]
January 11, 2010

Rare vintage photos of Franklin, Massachusetts (MA)

Did you know that Franklin, MA used to have a street car line?  Or that Main Street in the downtown area was once home to a […]
November 19, 2009

Union Street Cemetery, Franklin, MA

The Union Street Cemetery is a seemingly overlooked jewel of Franklin MA’s Downtown area.  Many people drive by this parcel of land at the corner of […]
October 24, 2009

Beloved gazebo on Franklin Common gets facelift

The graceful gazebo on the Franklin MA Town Common is getting some much-needed attention.  An puzzling original design flaw is being corrected.  The structure is getting […]
June 21, 2009

Franklin MA Gets $1 Million Grant

Franklin, MA will benefit from $1 million in new state funding for economic development and transportation infrastructure improvements.  The funds will be targeted to certain streets […]
May 18, 2009

Franklin, MA Beautification Day

Blue skies and pleasant temperatures greeted the early morning volunteers at the Downtown Beautification Day held this past Sunday in the Town of Franklin, MA.  The […]
March 14, 2009

Construction Delay Hits Franklin Center Commons

In a recent appearance before the Franklin Planning Board, developer John Marini announced that he has halted the planned 3rd stage of his Franklin Center Commons […]
February 9, 2009

Downtown Franklin MA

Downtown Franklin recently received a $7M+ facelift and the results are fantastic!  There are new sidewalks, new lighting, new benches and green spaces, and the crosswalks […]
February 9, 2009

What’s to Like About Downtown Franklin, MA?

Despite suffering from many of the adverse economic influences that have plagued “Main Street” America over the last 3 decades, the downtown area of Franklin, MA has a […]